Category Archive for: ‘Month October Week 1’

Pretty Felted Succulent Wreath

A Fall-Inspired Felted Succulent Wreath

In looking for a non-traditional take on a fall wreath, this year I went with something completely different, felted succulents made from wool sweaters. This DIY wreath is easy to make and can be brought out every year to mark the changing of the seasons. Warm up to autumn this year with a cozy fall wreath made from thrifted sweaters. …

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Brilliant Shine On These DIY Gold Painted Pots

My Gilty Pleasure: Gold Painted Flower Pots

I’m pleasantly surprised at what a little gold paint can do to transform a plain, old flower pot. My new “gilty” pleasure is to gilt everything in sight, because the results are so brilliant in such a short period of time. With a bit of experimentation and some different textured pots, I think these gold-painted flower pots are the most expensive-looking …

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DIY Air Dry Clay Planters

Rainy Day Gardening: Make This Indoor Hanging Clay Planter

It may be raining day in, day out here in the Pacific Northwest, but that doesn’t stop me from getting my hands dirty indoors with this fun hanging clay planter project. I spent a few dreary afternoons making these air-dry clay planters to display a few of my favorite indoor succulents and I must say my home is a little more …

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Cute Gnomes Made From Branches

Twiggy Gnomes and Gardens

Aren’t these little gnomes made out of branches adorable!? As I was decorating a miniature Christmas tree to set out in the play garden I realized that I had no gnomes to give the tree to. It’s not that I’m against gnomes. I made Woody, the moss-covered wild man, for a charity event that I was involved in. As he was part of a …

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What A Christmas Cactus Needs To Bloom

How to Get Your Christmas Cactus to Bloom!

A Christmas cactus is one of my very favorite holiday plants. Pops of unexpected color bloom from alien-like tendrils that creep and drape over the plant. These are attractive plants to have all year, but the real magic comes from when they bloom. There are a few specific steps you can take to ensure that you get the best show …

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Birds And Berries From Garden Therapy Coloring Book

Learn How to Color Like a Boss

I was floored by the response to the free printable adult coloring page that I posted last week. So far, thousands of avid coloring fans have downloaded it and are coloring their way to a stress-free bliss. What I didn’t expect was all of the follow up questions on HOW to color the page and what tools to use. I also …

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